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PBS
Dec 29, 2012 2:00am PST
outcome about money. at the end of the election it turns out that barack obama had raised a billion dollars, nearly a quarter of that in the last two months all mostly from small donors. looking ahead a little bit, what does this mean about the future of money? will it get worse, anything? >> this was a $2 billion presidential election, just an unfathomable sum. but most of the outside money which is the big question mark was on the republican side. and it did not succeed, not only in the presidential race. they came up short in a lot of senate races as well. so the question is -- how effective this money really is if it cannot be coordinated with the campaigns. one thing that we do know that it did do is it made this race a lot more negative. the numbers and the analysis really shows there was a lot more negative advertising because outside groups are not capable of putting forward the biographical or the positive schematic. they are there to attack and to tear down the opponent. >> i want to know what it means for the future. have we seen what amounts to a real alignment? do democ
WETA
Dec 28, 2012 8:00pm EST
the election the romney campaign said they just couldn't believe that the obama operation was capable of doing this. >> karen, to what extent do we think that the electorate that they produced in 2008 and 2012 is a function of obama himself as opposed to the changing face of the country? >> it's both of those things. i mean, it is -- it is unclear whether the kind of appeal that barack obama had for young people, for instance, could translate to some other candidate. certainly it's the case with the african-american vote. but the fact is the republicans are up against a real demographic problem here because they won the white male vote handily this time. and the problem was that this was the first election that that really wasn't enough. and that is a foretaste of what they're looking forward in coming elections. >> there's been a lot of handwritten outcome about money. at the end of the election it turns out that barack obama had raised a billion dollars, nearly a quarter of that in the last two months all mostly from small donors. looking ahead a little bit, what does this m
Search Results 0 to 2 of about 3 (some duplicates have been removed)